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Find cross stitch workshops, classes and courses across the UK and learn cross stitch from skilled tutors. Cross stitch techniques can be used in embroidery, card-making, dress making and to embellish a wide range of objects. Some creators also use their cross stitch designs to carry a wider political and cultural message.
Cross bitch - the hair-raising edition
Cross bitch - the hair-raising edition
Greater London - Next course on 4th September 2019
£35
This #crossbitch is all about memorialising our two favourite leaders in the most respectable way possible. Choosing from one of two designs, I'll teach you some simple embroidery stitches that will enable you to create your own Trump or Boris commemorative portrait. Final design to be revealed! Accompanying the words ‘F*** Boris’ or ‘F*** Trump’, each maker will stitch the outline of a caricature of their chosen honourable leader before stitching the hairstyle of their choice, freehand. I’m thinking thread coming out of the fabric or long stitches going off...
Decorative darning workshop - Make do & mend
Decorative darning workshop - Make do & mend
Tayside
£36
Eco! Make do ‘n’ mend workshop Decorative darning: with Marilyn Rattray In this throwaway society there is a growing movement encouraging the age old ethos of ‘Make Do and Mend’ or more recently ‘Repair Don’t Replace’. Marilyn has been mending and repairing garments for many years. In this workshop students will bring along an item in need of repair and after discussion and consideration of the samples provided the garment will be given new life! Patch an elbow or a knee, darn a hole in the heel of a sock...
Madeira Cross Stitch Retreat
Platinum AWARD
Madeira Cross Stitch Retreat
- Next course on 29th September 2019
£1599
Join Jane Greenoff for a cross stitch retreat on the picturesque island of Madeira. Spend the week at the 4-star Baia Azul with breakfast and dinner included each day. Enjoy 3 full day and 1 half-day workshops with Jane and then explore the island on two included excursions, one of which features a visit to the renown local embroidery museum and factory.
Mini cross stitch bee brooch
Mini cross stitch bee brooch
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th October 2019
£32
Our mini cross stitch bee workshop is absolutely perfect for complete beginners. In this class we will go over the very basics of cross stitching, including how to split embroidery floss, read a counted pattern and then stitch our way through a simple design. Cross stitch is worked on a ‘even weave’ which means the fabric is woven to make sure that there are the same number of threads per inch in both the warp and the weft (i.e. vertically and horizontally). This leaves perfect little squares in your fabric,...
Miniature teddy bear making
Bronze AWARD
Miniature teddy bear making
Hampshire - Next course on 10th October 2019
£40
Join Elizabeth to create a miniature teddy bear over a 6 week course. Create a small character bear using hand stitch. Learn new techniques in these relaxing sessions.
Stitch Therapy @ Drink Shop Do, Kings Cross
Stitch Therapy @ Drink Shop Do, Kings Cross
Greater London - Next course on 18th September 2019
£45
This class isn’t just about learning to embroider - it’s so much more! We’ll discuss specific ways craft can be used as therapy and how embroidery in particular can help relieve anxiety and depression, as well as promote mindfulness. Did you know that if practised regularly, slow crafting can even help rewire your brain? The workshop will begin with a guided meditation to help us set an intention for how we want to feel during our few hours together. I’ll then teach you the embroidery basics as well as some...
Stitch Therapy @ St Mary's Church, Putney
Stitch Therapy @ St Mary's Church, Putney
Greater London - Next course on 28th September 2019
£60
This class isn’t just about learning to embroider - it’s so much more! We’ll discuss specific ways craft can be used as therapy and how embroidery in particular can help relieve anxiety and depression, as well as promote mindfulness. Did you know that if practised regularly, slow crafting can even help rewire your brain? The workshop will begin with a guided meditation to help us set an intention for how we want to feel during our few hours together. I’ll then teach you the embroidery basics as well as some...

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